The Prisoner

TitleThe Prisoner
Year for Search1969
AuthorsDisch, Thomas M[ichael](1940-2008)
Date Published1969
PublisherAce Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Novel depicting the dystopia of the famous television series. See also 1969 McDaniel and 1970 Stine. For the series see Matthew White and Jeffer Ali, The Official Prisoner Companion. New York: Warner Books, 1988; and Dave Rogers, “The Prisoner.” In his Danger Man & The Prisoner (London: Boxtree, 1989), 129-254.

Additional Publishers

U. K. ed. London: Dennis Dobson, 1979. Rpt. London: NEL, 1980; in The Prisoner Omnibus (London: Carlton Books, 2002), 4-177; and London: Penguin Books, 2009. While the 2009 edition says that it was first published in the U. S. by Carlton International Media, the book copyright is 1969 and the television series copyright is 1967 by Independent Television Ltd (ITV), and, although one source says it was first published in hardcover in 1967, I have been unable to identify a copy of the 1967 publication. A second, shorter series was produced in 2009 by the U. S. cable network AMC and ITV

Info Notes

See also David McDaniel, The Prisoner #2. New York: Ace. U. K. ed. London: Dennis Dobson, 1979. Rpt. as “Who is Number Two.” In The Prisoner Omnibus (London: Carlton Books, 2002), 179-295; and [Jean Marie] Stine (b. 1945), The Prisoner: A Day in the Life. By Hank Stine [pseud.]. New York: Ace. U. K. ed. London: Dennis Dobson, 1979; rpt. London: NEL/Times Mirror, 1981; and as “A Day in the Life.” In The Prisoner Omnibus (London: Carlton Books, 2002), 297-396. The author changed his name from Henry Eugene Stein. For the series see Matthew White and Jeffer Ali, The Official Prisoner Companion. New York: Warner Books, 1988; and Dave Rogers, “The Prisoner.” In his Danger Man & The Prisoner (London: Boxtree, 1989), 129-254.

Holding Institutions

Merril, MoU-St, PSt

Author Note

(1940-2008)

Full Text

1969 Disch, Thomas M[ichael] (1940-2008). The Prisoner. New York: Ace Books. U. K. ed. London: Dennis Dobson, 1979. Rpt. London: NEL, 1980; in The Prisoner Omnibus (London: Carlton Books, 2002), 4-177; and London: Penguin Books, 2009. While the 2009 edition says that it was first published in the U. S. by Carlton International Media, the book copyright is 1969 and the television series copyright is 1967 by Independent Television Ltd (ITV), and, although one source says it was first published in hardcover in 1967, I have been unable to identify a copy of the 1967 publication. A second, shorter series was produced in 2009 by the U. S. cable network AMC and ITV. Merril, MoU-St, PSt

Novel depicting the dystopia of the famous television series. See also David McDaniel, The Prisoner #2. New York: Ace. U. K. ed. London: Dennis Dobson, 1979. Rpt. as “Who is Number Two.” In The Prisoner Omnibus (London: Carlton Books, 2002), 179-295; and [Jean Marie] Stine (b. 1945), The Prisoner: A Day in the Life. By Hank Stine [pseud.]. New York: Ace. U. K. ed. London: Dennis Dobson, 1979; rpt. London: NEL/Times Mirror, 1981; and as “A Day in the Life.” In The Prisoner Omnibus (London: Carlton Books, 2002), 297-396. The author changed his name from Henry Eugene Stein. For the series see Matthew White and Jeffer Ali, The Official Prisoner Companion. New York: Warner Books, 1988; and Dave Rogers, “The Prisoner.” In his Danger Man & The Prisoner (London: Boxtree, 1989), 129-254.